Day: March 12, 2020

“Corona Hit Us Like a Tsunami”

Source: The Spiegel They look like images from an Armageddon dystopia, but they were taken in a regional hospital in the northern Italian town of Cremona. They show doctors wearing full protective suits, goggles, facemasks and clear plastic face shields as they tend to patients lying half-naked on their beds, […]

The Vatican Celibacy Debate

Source: The Spiegel It’s shortly before daybreak and all is quiet inside the Vatican’s walls. The cardinals still seem to be sleeping in their generously apportioned official apartments. Flickering votive candles illuminate an empty Campo Santo Teutonico. In the pope’s quarters, though, the lights are already on. The first intercession […]